Experiences with Robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy experiences

    • JohnK
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Prostate...
    16 days ago
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    Robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    4 months after surgery: Minimal incontinence, increased urge to go and must be timely. Drier than before procedure. ED, at best I on...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Dr-who
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    10 months ago
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    Robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Because the cancer was advanced, they were not able to save a lot of nerves. One month in and the entry wounds are healing slow and...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Whitey61
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    10 months ago
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    Robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery resulted in some nerve damage from right side of scrotum down into left leg calf..has subsided over time.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Surnp
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 1 year ago
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    Robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    My new surgeon is awesome. He explained about the robotic surgery and what to expect. The procedure was exactly as he described. ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Surnp
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 1 year ago
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    Robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had the robotic surgery and all went well. Recovery took a little longer than I thought but it did go well. I actually went back...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • sahealy
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 1 year ago
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    Robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Initial PSA's went to 11.6 before Doctor would do a biopsy. Results were Gleason 4+5=9 but post surgery pathology reduced it to a Gl...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • cardfan
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 1 year ago
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    Robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The incontinence has been the biggest problem.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Kurt_K
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    Robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    2 1/2 weeks out of surgery. Wounds are healing well and very little residual pain. Getting out and about ok. Incontinence is pretty ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Criswell
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Prost...
    over 1 year ago
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    Robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I haven't had it yet, but the Dr. who will perform the surgery has sone over 3,000 of these procedures (Dr. Abaza in Columbus, OH), ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • KBAJ
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Prostate ...
    over 1 year ago
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    Robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery went well except it took much longer than anticipated. Doctor said his prostate was very large (80 grams) and just took a lo...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
    2 Comments
    • lindi143
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    Robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    My husband came thru the removela surgery well. He is at home resting and is getting along well. The doctors and hospital were not...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • shadow
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Prostat...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was completely caught by surprise what the real effects of what the surgery did to my life after recovery.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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